The best-tasting black raspberry! This all-purpose fruit is large, firm and gorgeous. Vigorous, upright canes do not require staking. Cold-hardy. Mid-summer bearing. Ripens in July. Self-pollinating. Note: Do not plant red, gold or purple raspberries within 75-100′ of Black Rasp they may be susceptible to viral diseases carried by aphids to and from nearby raspberries.